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Long Live Rock

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Long Live Rock is an interview show featuring in-depth exclusives with some of rock music's greatest artists. Host Sterling Whitaker is a Nashville-based music journalist, and the author of two books: 'Unsung Heroes of Rock Guitar' in 2003, and 2007's 'The Grand Delusion: The Unauthorized True Story of Styx'. Whitaker has appeared as a guest on VH1, BBC Radio, and radio stations all over North America and has interviewed an impressive list of classic rock and progressive rock personalities for Examiner.com

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Glenn Hughes is back in a big way. He began his career with Trapeze before moving on to work with such huge arena rock acts as Deep Purple and Black Sabbath, but a debilitating drug problem sidelined him in the 1980s, damaging... more

Gary Wright has had a long and varied career. Beginning with the group Spooky Tooth in the Sixties, he followed up with a solo career that peaked commercially with the worldwide success of his signature hit, "Dream Weaver," in... more

Triumph was perhaps one of the prototypical "arena rock" bands of the Seventies and Eighties. Though the band scored hit albums like 'Never Surrender', 'Thunder Seven' and 'Just A Game', along with album rock staples like "Magic Power",... more

Tony Kaye was a founding member of the legendary progressive rock group Yes, playing with the group on its first three albums including its breakthrough, 'The Yes Album'. After his departure from Yes, Kaye played with groups such... more

Kim Wilson has had an amazing career. As the lead singer of the Fabulous Thunderbirds, he has had a three-decade-plus run of touring and recording, selling millions of albums worldwide. Even the most casual fan would know... more

Sass Jordan has done it all. Although she's primarily known as a Juno-winning singer/songwriter whose resume reads like a rock and roll Who's Who, she's also an actor and TV personality who spent six years as a judge on the widly... more

Andy Fraser has been involved with some of the most legendary rock music in the world since his teens. Starting off as a bass player for John Mayall at age fifteen, Fraser went on to be a founding member of Free. He co-wrote the... more

Alan Parsons is a multi-talented musician, recording engineer and record producer. He began his career at age 18 as an assistant engineer at Abbey Road Studios, where his first project was The Beatles' 'Abbey Road' album. He... more

Simon Kirke is a founding member of not one, but two of the most legendary rock bands of his generation. In the brief period of four years, Free became one of the most important hard rock groups of the early Seventies and an influence... more

On March 15th, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will induct its class of 2010. Every year there are deafening complaints from rock fans about the bands that receive this recognition, many of whom are critical favorites that didn't get much... more